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Helping Adolescents Navigate the Path to Adulthood

Three pediatricians discuss the positive and negative effects of social media, ways to support mental health, how to better serve youth impacted by the opioid epidemic, and more.

Resilience, Relationships and Community: Fostering Wellness and Preventing Burnout

Several independent pediatricians offer their own stories and strategies to foster wellness and prevent burnout, a syndrome that affects over 40 percent of pediatricians nationally.

The Impact of Patient PreHistory on Pediatric Care

Dr. Michael Warner is passionate about improving the quality of healthcare through patient co-authorship of health information. That’s why he’s formed the nonprofit Patient Advocacy Initiatives and designed the Patient PreHistory tool.
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Spotlight on Chad Hermann, Kids Plus Pediatrics Communications Director

What do you get when you bring a recovering academic with a passion for film into a pediatric practice? Nothing less than the perfect solution for Kids Plus Pediatrics' communication needs.

Front Desk Best Practices to Please Patients

Ensure your patient experience is positive by following front desk best practice. Managing phone interruptions, practicing great customer service, and collecting payments promptly will keep your patients happy and your revenue cycle healthy.

Vanderbilt University: Raising the Bar for Innovation in Pediatric Electronic Health Records

Build an intelligent, user-driven electronic health record; advocate for physicians at the national policy level; promote interoperability—these are just a few of the aspirations driving research and development in Vanderbilt’s Department of Biomedical Informatics.

FAQ: Pediatric Practices and the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Deciding whether or not to pursue Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition requires a little homework. We'll help guide you through the process.
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At Your Fingertips: A Chance to Advance Pediatric Research With Your Practice’s Electronic Health Record Data

Vermont’s Dr. Richard “Mort” Wasserman, director of the Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) Network from the American Academy of Pediatrics, explains how practices can use their own electronic health record data to conduct clinical and observational research aimed at improving care.
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Adding Breastfeeding Support Services to Your Practice

Susanne Madden, chief operating officer of the National Breastfeeding Center, leads a Q & A on how independent pediatricians can successfully add lactation services to their practices.